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An Illustrator's Life For Me!: Learning to Read German...

An Illustrator's Life For Me!: Learning to Read German... | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
RT @Sophie_Peanut: Lynne Chapman - on getting a sample copy of her latest book in German edition http://t.co/9zU18FIQ2M #illustrator
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Language exchange sites: the pros and cons

Language exchange sites: the pros and cons | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Technology in the last 15 years has been the greatest help for language learners around the world. Not only are you able to learn and be aware of languages or countries you never thought they would...
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A 'fourth chair' for freedom at Berlin's Alexanderplatz | Germany | DW.DE | 01.05.2015

A 'fourth chair' for freedom at Berlin's Alexanderplatz | Germany | DW.DE | 01.05.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
What would you say to the world if you could? This is the question posed by a sculpture on Berlin's Alexanderplatz. It's called: Anything to say? And, according to its creator, it's inspired by those who certainly did.
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10 Ways That Europe is Different from the USA

10 Ways That Europe is Different from the USA | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
First, let me tell you about the inspiration for today's blog post.
caption id= align=alignright width=250 Germans and other Europeans walk and ride bikes more often than Americans.PHOTO: Hyde Flippo
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People Who Are Bilingual Are Smart, Creative And Better Lovers

People Who Are Bilingual Are Smart, Creative And Better Lovers | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
I love you, te amo, 我爱你.
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Franco-German row brews over 11-year-olds' language classes

Franco-German row brews over 11-year-olds' language classes | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
As the history of Franco-German quarrels go, this one seems mild – and rather confusing. It goes, however, to the heart of the Franco-German problem: a half-century after the two countries signed a treaty promising to bring their peoples closer together, their citizens live mostly back-to-back lives.
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Levels of Language: a guide for students and teachers

Levels of Language: a guide for students and teachers | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Here I explain the 6 official levels of language learning with examples of each level. There is also a quick test you can do to see what your level is.

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As a German, I’m amazed at this election. You obsess over selfies but ignore big issues like Europe

As a German, I’m amazed at this election. You obsess over selfies but ignore big issues like Europe | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
From a German point of view, the debate in the UK appears to be crushingly parochial. Why does nobody speak about the big topics: Britain’s relation to the EU, the US, Vladimir Putin’s Russia?
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Learning a language? Sleep on it and you'll get the grammar

Learning a language? Sleep on it and you'll get the grammar | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
When it comes to recognising patterns in a language, a good night's sleep can help, according to a new study.
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German increasingly popular as a foreign language - University World News

German increasingly popular as a foreign language - University World News | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
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Is It Too Late To Learn a New Language?

Is It Too Late To Learn a New Language? | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Ever wondered if you were too old to learn a new language? This article will help you answer that question!
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Culture Shock in Germany: An American Expat Is Horrified by His Discovery of German 'Schreber Gardens'

Culture Shock in Germany: An American Expat Is Horrified by His Discovery of German 'Schreber Gardens' | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Dear Germany, I have a confession to make. When I first arrived at the Hannover airport back in 2012, my wife met me at the security gate, we picked up my luggage and boarded the S5 train on our wa...
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Berlin's famous boulevard: Kurfürstendamm | All media content | DW.DE | 28.04.2015

Berlin's famous boulevard: Kurfürstendamm | All media content | DW.DE | 28.04.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The Kurfürstendamm - or "Ku'damm" to Berliners - is the most famous shopping boulevard in the German capital. Theater am Kurfürstendamm's Martin Woelffer takes you on a tour.
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"We have to pull out that tooth": More German idioms I've learnt

"We have to pull out that tooth": More German idioms I've learnt | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
I've said it many times and I'll say it many more times again - I love German. Here are some more idioms as to why I love it! Kleine Sünden bestraft der liebe Gott sofort. Literally: "The lovely Go...
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Berlin 1945 und heute

Berlin 1945 und heute | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Bilder von 1945 zeigen Berlin in Schutt und Asche. Heute, 70 Jahre später, hat ein Fotograf die Orte noch einmal besucht.
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Germany's doors are 'open to the world's talent' | Germany | DW.DE | 28.04.2015

Germany's doors are 'open to the world's talent' | Germany | DW.DE | 28.04.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
In its 2015 annual report, the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration (SVR) assesses Germany’s transformation to a modern immigration country.
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Hamburg Maritime

Hamburg Maritime | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The port, the Fish Market, the landing stages – we will show you Hamburg's maritime highlights.
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John Cleese admits he's confused by Facebook

John Cleese admits he's confused by Facebook | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Actor and comedian John Cleese has admitted he doesn't understand Facebook.
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"Meanwhile, John recently claimed one of his greatest ambitions in life is to learn to speak German."

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What I Know About Germans

What I Know About Germans | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Here are some things about Germany and its inhabitants I have noticed during my time spent here, living in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Weiden in der Oberpfalz, Bavaria and Kiel, Schleswig-Hols...
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The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts

The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
How does the U.S. compare to the world in terms of language diversity?
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10 Things Germany Does Better

10 Things Germany Does Better | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
CONTRIBUTED BY CALIFORNIA GLOBETROTTER 1. BIER! BIER! BIER! The number one thing Germans do best, is beer! It doesn’t matter what kind of beer because it’
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Life expectancy in Germany reaches all-time high | News | DW.DE | 22.04.2015

Life expectancy in Germany reaches all-time high | News | DW.DE | 22.04.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Newborn boys in Germany can now expect to live until roughly the age of 78, and girls five years more than that. Both of those assessments are record-breaking, according to the government's latest analysis.
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